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Mission and Outreach


To view pictures and information related to many of our Missions and Outreach projects,
please click on the links under Mission and Outreach in the navigation bar on the left.

Go to Evangelism & Witness, Fellowship Groups and Member Care to check out additional
Mission & Outreach service through Swansboro UMC.

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Visit UMCOR on YouTube for videos and much much information!

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IMPORTANT OPPORTUNITY FOR MISSION AND OUTREACH - Gleaning

From time to time, SUMC folks are asked to participate in gleaning, picking a farmer’s field to feed the poor in our area. Sometimes more than 20 people gather a pickup truck load of sweet corn. These are usually “last minute” opportunities.  If you and/or your family would be willing to help, write “glean” on the attendance pads (Connection Cards) on Sunday morning. Our Manna group, cooperating with the Society of Saint Andrew, will let you know when the occasion arises. Thank you. Visit our Society of Saint Andrew page for more gleaning photos. For additional information, call Jim Brewster at 910.478.9727.

Update for 2014


Corn Gleaning on June 25, 2012

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Resources Available to Help Counsel in the Midst of Grief

The nation has mourned many shooting deaths and perhaps some closer to home. Parents, teachers and church leaders struggle to help people deal with the shock and grief.

UM Publishing House staff and the General Board of Discipleship have worked to provide resources (especially for children) in the wake of the tragedies. To find links to resources including, Book of Resolutions and Book of Discipline references, and articles such as "Prayer and Worship Resources on School Violence," "How to Help Children After a Crisis," and "Dealing with Grief: Five Things You Shouldn't Say," go to http://www.umc.org.

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Visit our United Methodist Women and United Methodist Men pages for information about their missions.

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New World Outlook Magazine

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Meet 'our' Missionary Rev. Rosanna Panizo-Vallardares: Durham, NC

Swansboro United Methodist Church is in a two year Covenant relationship with the Rev. Panizo-Valladares. We support her with our prayers, our Advance Special funds and our interest in her work.  She is a United Methodist missionary through the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry, serving as pastor and community developer in the Durham District of the North Carolina Annual Conference. She was commissioned in October 2009.

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“THE BIG TENT - - - THE BIG HEART”

A Celebration of Missions at Swansboro United Methodist Church

We offered an opportunity for our worshiping congregations to see, learn and celebrate the diversity of mission services SUMC provides, in the name of Christ, to those in need.

ACTION FOR MISSION:  SUMC serves the world in more ways than most imagine.  We are literally aiding those in need next door, around our area, out into the world…from church school classes, to United Methodist Men, Women, children, youth and adults…mission committees.  It’s remarkable how many in the church are SERVING THE WORLD.

Here are some photos from the Mission Tent event:


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